Praxis Information

Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Tests

The Praxis Core tests are one of the requirements for admission to the Teacher Education Program. Once the student passes the three sections of the Praxis Core test (Reading, Writing, and Mathematics) and meets the other requirements for admission, the student can be admitted to the Education Program.

Praxis Core Assistance Options

VWU Learning Resource Center~ tutors available for math and reading
Books available for checkout in the Pruden 102 and the VWU Library

SAT as a Substitute Test for Praxis Core

Acceptable SAT scores can be used as a substitute test for Praxis Core. Please contact the Education Department for qualifying scores.

Praxis Subject Assessment Requirement

The appropriate Praxis Subject Assessment test must be taken and passed before student teaching. The licensure application can be submitted for teacher certification only after the student has passed VCLA, RVE (Elementary PreK-6; and Special Education General Curriculum K-12 only), and the appropriate Praxis Subject Assessment and completed all other program requirements.